Description
HISTORY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE
Provides an overview of the social history of medicine from prehistory to the present. Focuses on the emergence of medical institutions, education, theories, practices and the Orthodox and irregular medical sects. Describes the growth of the separate health disciplines of nursing, pharmacy and public health. Examines the impact of socioeconomic factors, religions and war on the evolution of medical science. Discusses the changing roles of government in the development of the American health care system.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Historical Analysis
Pmathic Ctext: Soc/Behav
Global Studies
West European Studies
Offerings
Course
HIST 1090
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
History
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Course
HIST 1090
Academic Group
UPITT - Greensburg
Academic Organization
UPG - Behavioral Science
Campus
Greensburg Campus